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    Can You Really Manage Time? Tips for College Students and Others

    Categories: Academic

    Our brains cycle through periods of high and low energy called ultradian rhythms. These fluctuations last for 90 to 110 minutes (Jensen, p. 49).

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    No Pain, No Gain: Get In the Zone

    Some students shy away from the zone and stay with easy work. They avoid embracing more difficult coursework because not knowing something is unnerving and uncomfortable for them. They’ll choose the mainstream math class because the advanced course is too painful.

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    Our Nation Needs to Fix the Breach in the STEM Pipeline

    As STEM goes, so goes the country. The global economic leadership of the United States is inextricably linked to advancement in science, technology, engineering and mathematicsExperts estimate that as much as 75 percent of measured growth in the US economy is attributable to technological innovation. In addition, the overall U.S. science and technology workforce exceeded 7.4 million workers in 2012 and it will continue to grow significantly through 2018, to an estimated 8.65M STEM workers.[1]